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they were never 100% preventable. >> a student is attack on campus. students in college park are on edge after a fellow classmate was a salted and rot. this is the latest in a series of violent burress since the school year began. this is the first one on campus. what is being done about it, richard? >> as you say, of all of these recent robberies, this was the first one on campus. it occurred on the sidewalk behind me. the victim was a 19-year-old male student who was attacked
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overnight. on the strolling campus -- >> it is scary when you hear about it near where you live. >> growing concerns about overnight meetings. >> it is a shame that it happens so often. >> the latest attack was on this somewhat. >> by french who were here before i got here -- my friends who were here before i got here warns us. >> he was knocked down by three men. one told him, and " give me everything you got." he gave up his wallet and cellphone. then the assailants fled. authorities sent out this e-mail alert to warn students. >> as a student here, you have to know certain things, like not to walk alone at night time. >> unlv now offers police escorts for students -- unb now offers police escorts for students.
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>> i tell my friends to be safe, to. >> students are trying to be cautious. >> if anybody has to go back late at night, we go back together. wouldn't let anybody walk back by themselves. >> authorities have only a vague description of the suspects. the victim was shaken up, but not hurt. they will be doing a security sweep. there will be checking for lighting and bushes where mothers can hide. they are asking students to be careful. the state department has issued a rare advisory for americans in europe. terrorists may be plotting attacks on some of europe's most popular destinations. >> the concern over these attacks has been growing for days. the u.s. and britain are warning their citizens about the
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increased risk to travelers in europe. urging americans to take precautions, the safety department issued this trouble lurked, warning that al qaeda may be plotting terrorist attacks in your. >> it may be in action -- in europe. >> it may be in action. but they do not have any specific location targeted. >> it could be airports, mass transit hubs, hotels, and others. >> anytime you are traveling and you get an elevated alert like that, it is something that is on your mind. >> american travelers seem to take the trouble alert in stride in paris. >> apparently, everything is turning pretty good. >> at the newark airport, terrorists were just starting to learn about it. >> it would not stop me from traveling.
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i need to make an informed decision. but let us to go on. i do not think you can live in fear. >> you cannot just get on a plane and go. you have to worry about whether you will get home alive. >> they ask americans to be conscious and aware of their surroundings. >> you have to be smart. do not put yourself at risk. use your head. if your gut tells you not to do something, do not go there. do not do it. >> the threat level for germany and france are high. we spoke with a psa spokesperson. he would not say if travelers would see any differences at the airport today or tomorrow or at any point moving forward. >> thank you. tonight, d.c. police are investigating a deadly shooting. just before 1:00 a.m., two men
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were shot on a 600 block of harvard street. 22-year-old michael moss of silver spring died of his wounds at a nearby hospital. police are searching for the gunman. earthquakeor rocked virginia. it happened little after 4:00 p.m. on saturday. the epicenter was 20 miles north of thrichmond. it has been a somewhat gloomy and rainy sunday. rains are falling here right now. >> exactly. it is raining in points to the south and east. off to the north and west, the panhandle of west virginia, there still drive for right now. showers for this evening, breezy
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and what tomorrow, and a cold day ahead. but there will be warmer temperatures by the weeks and. -- by the week's end. starting tonight, accrual began paving sections of the inter county connector. it will continue until 7:00 a.m.. the project is expected to take four days. less than two days after leaving the white house, ron emmanuel is making an osha official -- making it officials appeared >> as i prepare to run for -- making it official. >> as i prepare to run for mayor, i will be stopping by your neighborhood. i am calling this the "tell it like it is" to work. >> he has launched a new website
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for his mayoral run. he must gather 12,000 signatures by the end of november to be placed on the ballot. the supreme court begins the new term to march. they attended the annual mass at st. matthew's cathedral in northwest. this is the 57th year for the mass. it was started by the jan -- by the john carroll society. coming up next, paying tribute to the rutgers university student who took his own life. i scare pawn and flight where two passengers are examined for hand, foot, and mouth disease. examined for hand, foot, and mouth disease. and more bold flavor!onds! more variety! more value! more of what you want...
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students at record university will gather tonight for a candlelight vigil -- at rutgers university will gather tonight for a candlelight vigil. a moment of silence was held for yesterday's homecoming game. a young man killed himself after his roommate videotaped him having sex with another man. a deadly shooting happened on thursday. you can hear the panic in her voice as she calls for help. >> hello? >> are you sure that your husband got shot? >> yes. >> tiffany was faced with a choice, either get her husband on her jet ski to bring her back -- bring him back to the u.s.
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side or leave him and helped herself. the body of tiffany's husband has not been recovered. there was a scare aboard a frontier airlines jet. paramedics rushed to the cabin to examine two young children who had symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease. the family refused treatment and officials say there were not enough symptoms for the paramedics to intervene. passengers were released from the airplane an hour later appeared gas prices are holding steady. -- an hour later. gas prices are holding steady. prices could start going up because the price of crude is rising. it is now selling for more than $81 per barrel. still ahead, more rain in
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the forecast. still ahead, more rain in the forecast. some emotional reunions at a
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my dad is the supervisor of a train station and my mom's a teacher. my dad's an auto technician. my mom's a receptionist. i'm not sure i would have been able to afford college without the tuition freeze. while tuition in other states is rising out of reach... governor o'malley made the tough choice to freeze tuition. he made my dream of going to college into a reality. i'm the first in my family to go to college. my brother and i never would have been able to afford college. even though times were tough... governor o'malley kept his promise. there's never a doubt... there's never a doubt whose side he's on. martin o'malley... moving maryland forward.
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very special reunions took place at one maryland hospital. children who spent months in the neonatal intensive care units when there were born reunited with the nurses to care for them. >> it was an emotional day. but it was a day that the staff and families say they have been waiting for. this is a healthy kid. but that was not always the case. >she was born prematurely and lived in the neonatal intensive care unit for 55 days. >> she was 29 weeks when she was
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born. she weighed 770 grams, which is 1 pound 11 ounces. >> that had a chance to say thank you to the staff at the 11th annual meet you adjacent 11th annual -- 11th annual n icu carnival. >> we could see how they were sick. we were so glad to take care of these babies. is never to see them growing up and going to school. >> it -- it is great to see them growing up and going to school. >> it was emotional for families, to appear >> it seems like an emotional roller coaster. -- , too.. >> it seems like an emotional roller coaster. >> this past june, they went to
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an expansion. >> thank you. hundreds of people hit the streets today to raise money and awareness for colon cancer. the 5 k run took place this morning in southwest. along with the culmination of the activities for the week. they urge people to get people screen for colon cancer, which is treatable if caught early. it was a nice day this morning. all of a sudden, the sun is about to go down. the wind is starting to pick up outside. this is 14th street. we're looking at west haven and breezy conditions. wet-row, it looks like da a dry day.
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just a touch of rain so far. maryland had a high of 63 degrees. ocean city had an inch of rain today. look at the wind. it is around 25 miles per hour. temperatures were well below average. the heavier rains are pushing through the district and into montgomery county, rockville, gaithersburg. there is a bit of a brick to the south of us. then there will be more rain for southern maryland. we would normally be at 73 degrees at this time of year. it is 65 degrees at this hour at the airport.
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we have a frost advisory is for lower michigan, illinois, and iowa. tomorrow, but it will be a very cool day, the coolest day we have seen around here since may 11. a week and a half ago, we had temperatures well into the 90's. there is a low pressure over eastern ohio and pennsylvania. a coastal low will take shape. it will wrap around and sit around for at least another couple of days. we will see clearing by late tuesday. by wednesday, there will be peaks of sunshine again. we will have a breakdown to the south to worand west of us. this will lead to a nasty rush- hour commutes tomorrow morning. this will be a damn, saudi, cold day. -- a damp, soggy, cold day.
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keep your roses ready. you will need them. highs will only be in the 55 degrees to 60 degrees range. we will have to wait another couple of days, wednesday into thursday, to get into the lower- 70's. tomorrow, if you have the sweaters ready, tomorrow is the de. >> we have been waiting. donovan mcnabb got a standing ovation today. >> he came out and waved and it was like -- this is the town that boos santa claus. the ravens are on the edge of losing their arrival. the ravens are on the edge of losing their arrival.
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if you watched the first part of the game, you thought it was good. the redskins now lead the eagles a 17-6. michael vick got tossed out of the game with an injury. he had a rib injury. the ravens were about to lose to their arch rivals the pittsburgh steelers. in the fourth quarter, they were up 10-7. then he goes right and into the end zone. under a minute left, it is the ravens ball. joe flacco, 18 yards, and a touchdown. then the ravens have a three- point lead.
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the throat goes right to ray lewis for baltimore. the ravens when 17-14. next week, the redskins will host the packers. calvin johnson was at the end of this pass. in the third quarter, it is the same score and the same team with the ball. it was picked off by charles woodson. you have to keep to it -- you have to touch more he will keep running. the defending champs from new orleans, jimmy clawson to jonathan stewart. he goes for the end zone. the pass was broken up. the saints win 16-14. the washington nationals and the season today.
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there were probably feeling a little bit better about themselves. they did not have the worst record in the league this year. this is the final game against the mets. that will drive in one. they went into extra innings. this would be ball number for 2 just and maxwell. the nationals on not letting anything in the bacteria. -- in the back today. micah green scores and the nationals went 3-0. the ryder cup goes one more day. there is really no need to putt if you do not have to.
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nascar in kansas, the chase is getting tighter. he keeps his title hopes alive. jimmy johnson took over fourth place. back to baseball, most of the playoff spots are set. the yankees got the wild card. one will talk with the players after the game. one will talk with the players after the game. four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do.
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the rain is back. >> it is back. it is falling heavily across the area, especially in arlington and into georgetown. we will have rain into the lake over nine hours and into rush- hour. -- overnight hours and into rush-hour.
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